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At a time when the international situation is dominated by the recent events in Afghanistan, the SCO summit had a special relevance as all the participants were neighbouring countries.
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A China-Pakistan-Taliban axis in Afghanistan will be a direct threat to Indian interests and projects in the region.
The normal duty of the President is to consult individual members to ascertain their wishes as to what the Council should accomplish during the month and draw up a work program and ensure that the agenda is implemented.
History repeats itself in Afghanistan more often than in other countries. Nobody has conquered that country and one super power after another met their Waterloo in Afghanistan.
The whole world wants the matter to be resolved bilaterally and peacefully between India and Pakistan.
Among the special invitees, India was the most prominent, but there were some apprehensions because of the reported concerns in the west about the direction India was taking.
Lakshadweep has assumed strategic importance in recent years with the rise of China and its efforts to dominate the Indo-Pacific. Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar Islands are two natural sentinels for India.
Indians get affected by every crisis in any corner of the globe and some of them return home in coffins.